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Michele Atkins

Attorney

Michele’s practice focuses on defense of complex litigation, including claims of medical and other professional liability. She has represented a wide variety of healthcare providers and has tried their cases before civil juries and professional disciplinary boards.

Representative Cases

  • Defense verdict for large hospital in medical malpractice lawsuit where the allegation was that hospital staff caused median nerve injury leading to permanent disability
  • Defense verdict for two trauma surgeons in medical malpractice lawsuit where it was alleged that the surgeons failed to identify a peroneal tendon injury leading to permanent disability
  • Defense verdict for Public Hospital District in medical malpractice lawsuit where plaintiff/patient suffered traumatic brain injury
  • Defense verdict for family practice physician in medical malpractice lawsuit where allegation was delayed diagnosis of colon cancer
  • Multiple successful professional disciplinary board trials where allegations were of sexual and other unprofessional misconduct
  • Multiple criminal trials

Education

  • University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, J.D., 1999
  • University College of London, England, Completed program in international law, Summer, 1997
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, B.S., Social Science, 1995

Location

701 Fifth Ave, Ste 4750
Seattle , Washington , 98104
United States

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